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  • noun

Synonyms for boxers

underpants worn by men

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Alcinous's son Laodamas was the best boxer, and he it was who presently said, when they had all been diverted with the games, "Let us ask the stranger whether he excels in any of these sports; he seems very powerfully built; his thighs, calves, hands, and neck are of prodigious strength, nor is he at all old, but he has suffered much lately, and there is nothing like the sea for making havoc with a man, no matter how strong he is.
I didn't mean either of the boxers," said the little priest.
This instrument happening to be the baby, great commotion and alarm ensued, which the sagacity of Boxer rather tended to increase; for, that good dog, more thoughtful than its master, had, it seemed, been watching the old gentleman in his sleep, lest he should walk off with a few young poplar trees that were tied up behind the cart; and he still attended on him very closely, worrying his gaiters in fact, and making dead sets at the buttons.
Making no more of Boxer than if he had been a house lamb!
It happened opportunely, that Boxer, without receiving the proposed stimulus, began to bark with great zeal.
One of the men desisted and turned towards him, and my brother, realising from his an- tagonist's face that a fight was unavoidable, and being an expert boxer, went into him forthwith and sent him down against the wheel of the chaise.
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He slipped Tom, he side-stepped Tom, he jabbed Tom; he did everything to Tom that a trained boxer can do to a reckless novice, except knock the fight out of him, until presently, through the sheer labour of hitting, he, too, grew weary.
Throwing up his left arm as a boxer might ward off a blow, Tarzan struck upward beneath the left forearm of the lion, at the same time rushing in with his shoulder beneath the animal's body and simultaneously drove his blade into the tawny hide behind the shoulder.
He was noted as a boxer, but he was regarded as an automaton, with the inhuman precision of a machine judging distance and timing blows, guarding, blocking, and stalling.
But Patsy was a rushing, rough-and-tumble saloon-fighter, while Watson was a boxer.
Is an expert singlestick player, boxer, and swordsman.
Like most pro boxing bodies around the world functions, the IBC will issue licences to boxers, coaches, trainers and promoters, and will also sanction the bouts.
He said that there is a need of modern training for Pakistani boxers in boxing.
One of the world's greatest boxers and an iconic figure in sports world, Mike Tyson, has revealed a vulnerable side to the public.